UNIGROUP GENERAL MEETING
Unigroup is pleased to announce our September 2015 meeting on Infiniband and Ethernet High Speed Interconnection Fabrics. Current architectures have these technologies running at 56Gbps, with roadmaps looking to achieve 100Gbps throughput going forward.
Our speaker is from Mellanox Technologies, a manufacturer of both High Speed Infiniband and High Speed Ethernet products.
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Location: The Cooper Union (http://www.cooper.edu) School of Engineering (*** New Building ***) 41 Cooper Square (3rd Avenue @ 7th Street, between 6th & 7th Streets) East Village, Manhattan New York City, 10003 Meeting Room: ** (See Above, Room May Change Month-to-Month) Located on the East side of Cooper Square. Look for the new building with the non-traditional appearance. Entrance is at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 7th Street. Building lobby sign-in is required at the guard's desk. Enter the building, check in with the guard at the lobby for directions to the Unigroup Meeting Room. Nearest mass transit stations are: '6' to Astor Place (stops right at The Cooper Union), then walk 1 block East and 1 block South. 'R' to 8th Street, then walk about 2 blocks East then 1 block South. '4/5/N/Q' to Union Square, then walk South and East. or transfer to the downtown '6' to Astor Place. 'B/D/F/V' to Broadway-Lafayette, then walk North and East. or transfer to the uptown '6' to Astor Place. Free street parking in the area becomes available at 6pm. There are parking lots on Broadway, at (or just South of) 8th Street, across from the West side of Cooper Square, as well as various others in the area.
Topic: High Speed Interconnects: Infiniband & Ethernet: 56Gbps and Beyond
Introduction & Description of Talk:
At this meeting, we will discuss the state of the art current technology, as well as future roadmaps, for High Speed Ethernet and Infiniband Interconnection Fabrics.
[Tentative] Presentation Outline:
References & Web Resources:
Ethernet Alliance (EA) http://www.ethernetalliance.org Infiniband Trade Association (IBTA) http://www.infinibandta.org Open Fabrics Alliance (OFA) http://www.openfabrics.org Mellanox White Papers http://www.mellanox.com/page/white_papers
Addison-Wesley Professional/Prentice Hall PTR/Pearson, and O'Reilly have been kind enough to provide us with review copies of some of their books, which we will continue to raffle off as giveaways at our meetings. The publishers always ask that the persons receiving the books provide a review and/or feedback about their books.
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FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS
Complimentary Food and Refreshments will be served. This includes "wraps" such as turkey, roast beef, chicken, tuna and grilled vegetables as well as assorted salads (potato, tossed, pasta, etc), cookies, brownies, bottled water and assorted beverages.
Please join us for this meeting, you won't want to miss it!